1940 THE YEARLING Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Hardcover Mylar Dust Jacket
This is a hardcover 1940 edition of The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings published by Charles Schribners and Sons. The the dust jacket is in a protective mylar sleeve. The hinges are cracked at the front and rear. The interior pages are structurally sound without any obvious signs of marginalization, notes or dog-eared pages.
No novel better epitomizes the love between a child and a pet than The Yearling. Jody adopts an orphaned fawn and makes it a part of his family. Life in the Florida backwoods is harsh. As his family fights off wolves, bears, and even alligators, Jody must finally part with his dear animal friend. Rawlings was a famous, lonely and proud woman, who chain-smoked Lucky Strikes and wore mismatched socks. She lived in a house deep in the Big Scrub, where she wrote beautiful books about orange groves and her cracker neighbors. The language and racial attitudes of her books have caused them to be banned. If you are a collector of banned books, this is one you want on your library Shelf.